Archive for October 2010

Girl's Weekend: Lakefront, The Blues and Trance Channeling

Girl's Weekend: Lakefront, The Blues and Trance Channeling
This past weekend I played in the sandbox of beautiful downtown Chicago for three days and three nights. For me it was a home away from home only miles from my everyday reality, but for my two best girlfriends from high school and beyond, plane trips from each coast got them to our desired meeting... Read more »

People-Pleasing Be Gone! Authenticity Best for ALL

People-Pleasing Be Gone! Authenticity Best for ALL
People-Pleasing and its many tentacles has ensnared me for most of my life. From early childhood, I was taught by many well-meaning adults that most decisions should first be made in total regard for the other person, while my true desires and needs came in as the close second. This compassionate view of the world served... Read more »

Live Bears Game at Soldier Field—A Mixed Bag

Live Bears Game at Soldier Field—A Mixed Bag
I attended my second ever Bears game at Soldier Field yesterday afternoon due to a gracious invite from dear friends. And, SO much of the day was FABULOUS! The Soul to Soul Perspective always relishes the whole experience recognizing that on some level I put myself there and that in and of itself nothing is either... Read more »
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Another Costco Run—Necessary or Superfluous—YOU Decide

Another Costco Run—Necessary or Superfluous—YOU Decide
Are your weeks filled to the brim? Is “I’m just so busy!” a common utterance from your mouth? Do you ever leave yet another coffee klatch feeling unfulfilled? If the answer is a resounding YES to any or all of those questions, you are not alone. In the modern world, many of us seem to... Read more »

The Idle Brain, Downtime=A HUGE Creative YES!

The Idle Brain, Downtime=A HUGE Creative YES!
More and more Americans, whose culture of intense focus on productivity has been both its boon and nemesis, are realizing that optimal creativity stems from regular periods of free-form mind wandering. Everything, EVERYTHING man-made that we see in our world once germinated within the depths of someone’s imagination—a magical, creative well that we so often... Read more »

Teen's Suicide: Call to Parents Everywhere—It's Time

Teen's Suicide: Call to Parents Everywhere—It's Time
Reading the Chicago Tribune this morning, my heart landed in my throat as I came upon the article on the recent teen suicide at Rutgers University in response to a thoughtless and downright unconscious webcast by two peers. As we settle into the 21st century, it seems unfathomable that such bias, ridicule and homophobia can... Read more »
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